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Open Water Nomad Sidemount Diver Specialty (OC Only)

Open Water Nomad Sidemount Diver Specialty (OC Only)

Familiarize the diver with the techniques, equipment and mindset required for Sidemount diving, enable divers to proficiently

assemble and use Side Mount equipment, teach divers the proper techniques to safely conduct dives that warrant the use of Sidemount equipment.

How deep can you dive with the IANTD Open Water NOMAD Sidemount Diver Program?

No dives may be conducted to depths greater than diver previous certification level.

What do you need to enroll in this program?

  • Must own at least one Dive Rite Nomad System, WITHOUT modifications on the rigging system
  • A minimum of 12 years of age or higher.
  • The Open Water Diver Program can be combined with the Open Water Side Mount Diver Program

What is the minimum materials requirements?

IANTD Open Water Sidemount Student Kit

What this program must include?

  • Academic Sessions
  • Confined Water Sessions
  • Open Water Sessions

Wherever you want to go, IANTD can take you there!!

One of IANTD differentials in the formation of any confident and safe IANTD Diver is our training philosophy known as:

  • WATER - Wisdom, Attitude, Training, Experience and Repetition.

A relaxed confident diver is a safe diver who will enjoy exploring inner-space and pursue diving adventures for a lifetime.
by Tom Mount


International Association of Nitrox Divers, IAND, was formed in 1985 in response to the needs of the diving public. Up until that time, mixed gas diving and the use of decompression gasses was limited, in a formal way, to military and commercial divers.